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from Preston to Bristol

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Travel Information from Preston to Bristol

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $73
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $48 (€40) • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $73 (€61) • 3 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus or train to travel 159 miles (257 km) to Bristol from Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Preston to Bristol.

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Travel from Preston to Bristol
Travel to Bristol easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Preston to Bristol.
How do I reach Bristol from Preston?

There are 2 ways to get from Preston to Bristol: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Preston to Bristol?

The cheapest way to get from Preston to Bristol is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€40) compared to other travel options to Bristol:

Taking a bus is usually $25 (€21) less than taking a train to Bristol, which costs on average $73 (€61) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Preston to Bristol?

The fastest way to get to Bristol from Preston is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 19 min.

Other travel options to Bristol can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bristol by bus can take on average 6 h 45 min.

How far is Bristol from Preston?

The Preston to Bristol distance is around 159 miles (257 km).

How many services a day are there to Bristol from Preston?

The average frequency per day from Preston to Bristol is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Preston and Bristol as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Bristol from Preston, where do I depart from Preston and where do I arrive in Bristol?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Preston to Bristol:

  • Buses mostly leave from Preston, Bus Station and tend to arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
  • Trains mostly depart from Preston and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.
Which travel companies can get me from Preston to Bristol?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Preston to Bristol, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Bristol by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Preston to Bristol for $48 (€40).
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Bristol by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Preston to Bristol for $73 (€61).
Where should I go next after I travel between Preston and Bristol?
Looking to extend your trip from Preston to Bristol? Many Omio customers who go from Preston to Bristol usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Cardiff or Birmingham from Bristol, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book my Preston to Bristol one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Preston to Bristol, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $48 (€40) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $73 (€61) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Preston to Bristol online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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